Country Comparison > Roadways > TOP 10

RankCountryRoadways (km)
1United States6,506,204

Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

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On the road to find the world's funniest person
Lake Country Sun - 10/20/2014 3:00:27 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace ... don't pay it. "The country has an army. The bank has four cashiers and a cleaning ...

One Direction World Tour Dates 2015 Announced, See Full Country/City List for 'On the Road Again' Dates Here - 10/23/2014 8:50:38 PM
One Direction has released their 2015 tour dates for their On the Road Again Tour. The "Story of My Life" singers will be hitting 5 different continents as of the dates currently listed (see full dates below). "We could not be more excited about the new ...

Lava from Hawaii volcano snakes toward rural town; flow is 250 yards from small country road - 10/25/2014 10:39:48 AM
The narrow, leading edge of the lava flow is just 250 yards from the one-lane country road, which has been closed ... locals are used to the uncertainties of living near one of the world's most active volcanos. "Because of what they've experienced over ...

The problems of trying to get policing and national security to walk the line
Irish Examiner - 10/20/2014 11:38:49 PM
IT COULD well be the case that the crises over policing and oversight that rocked the country this year could be replicated down the road in relation to the shadowy world of national security. In recent months there have been steps — largely unnoticed in ...

Gallery: Faces of cycling around the world
Future - 10/28/2014 4:16:51 AM
Procycling brings you the colour, action and drama of the world's most spectacular sport in a glossy and dynamic magazine. It's the authoritative, worldwide voice of international professional road racing, distributed in every country where there are ...

In Somalia, Ban lauds country’s progress towards stability, urges ‘continuity’
Horseed Media - 10/29/2014 4:47:17 PM
Somalia has made “remarkable progress” as it continues down the road towards economic and political stability ... and political progress had finally seemed to take root as the country’s institutions were steadily strengthened.

The Great Depression
History - 10/20/2014 7:39:37 AM
The Great Depression (1929-39) was the deepest and longest-lasting economic downturn in the history of the Western industrialized world. In the United States ... The Great Depression: Hard Road to Recovery Among the programs and institutions of the ...

World Bank Seminar “On the road to universal health coverage: Lessons from a multi-country study in East Asia”
The World Bank - 10/15/2014 11:59:04 PM
This seminar presented the results of a study of UHC covering six Asian countries (Cambodia, China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam) conducted by researchers from these countries, several European universities and the World Bank.

UN health agency: Ebola outbreak over in Senegal
Associated Press - 10/17/2014 9:52:01 AM
The World Health Organization says it commends the country for its diligence in putting a stop to ... case was confirmed Aug. 29 in a young man who had travelled to Dakar, by road, from Guinea, where he had had direct contact with an Ebola patient.

MLB Playoff Bracket 2014: Breaking Down the Road to the World Series
Bleacher Report - 10/2/2014 3:10:28 PM
The country caught Royals fever Tuesday night ... A showdown with the Angels would mean Detroit would have to hit the road. Location may not matter at all for Detroit if the path to the World Series comes down to starting pitching, though.

Marty Stuart: Keeper Of Country Music's Cowboy Couture
NPR News - 10/1/2014 1:38:35 PM
And so I went on the road that summer and fell in love with the lifestyle ... manuscripts kind of fell out of favor due to the changing of the times around the world of country music. I started seeing those artifacts come to sales and thrift shops around ...

Hassle-free Intervention Will Save Road Victims
The New Indian Express - 10/31/2014 5:53:31 AM
This figure should shake authorities in India as the country records the highest number of fatal road accidents in the world. There are several studies that show that more than 50 per cent of the deaths on Indian roads can be avoided only if the victims ...

On the road with artist Celia Perceval
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/31/2014 12:27:13 PM
"It's funnel-web country, wet and leafy," she says ... you can forget about being a human being very easily." The natural world as Perceval paints it is vivid and nubile. She adds in details as they occur – the man in the kayak, ripples in the water.

FIFA president Blatter reveals logo for 2018 World Cup in Russia
Fox Business - 10/29/2014 1:55:29 PM
Women cross a road as the 2018 FIFA World Cup is presented on the ... three Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station. "Seeing the football World Cup in our country was a dream for all of us," cosmonaut Elena Serova said. Simultaneously with ...

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